Lakota Region PUMA, SD

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
100,640
0.505% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.2
0.285% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
29.2%
3.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,881
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$142,300
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
34,193
1.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lakota Region PUMA, SD had a population of 101k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $55,881. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lakota Region PUMA, SD declined from 101,151 to 100,640, a −0.505% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,601 to $55,881, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (42.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.86%).

9.28% of the households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are Oglala Lakota College (165 degrees awarded in 2022) and Sinte Gleska University (87 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was $142,300, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Lakota Region PUMA, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lakota Region PUMA, SD is home to a population of 101k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.07% of Lakota Region PUMA, SD residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

In 2022, there were 1.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.7k people) in Lakota Region PUMA, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.8k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 2.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are Other Native Languages of North America (6,584 households), Spanish (701 households), and German (396 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
49,993
Women
49.7%
50,632
Men
50.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 100,625 inhabitants, with 50.3% men, and 49.7% women.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Lakota Region PUMA, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lakota Region PUMA, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50.7k ± 216
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    42.8k ± 375
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.66k ± 374
3.45%
Hispanic Population
3.47k people

In 2022, there were 1.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.7k people) in Lakota Region PUMA, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.8k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 2.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.45% of the people in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are hispanic (3.47k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    263 ± 398 people
  2. India
    164 ± 314 people
  3. Honduras
    103 ± 249 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lakota Region PUMA, SD was Philippines, the natal country of 263 Lakota Region PUMA, SD residents, followed by India with 164 and Honduras with 103.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.07k people
0.866%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
876 people

As of 2022, 1.07% of Lakota Region PUMA, SD residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was 0.866%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Other Native Languages of North America
    6,584 households (7.11%)
  2. Spanish
    701 households (0.757%)
  3. German
    396 households (0.427%)

9.28% of the households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was Other Native Languages of North America. 7.11% of the households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD reported speaking Other Native Languages of North America at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,667 ± 243
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    964 ± 208
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    545 ± 132

Lakota Region PUMA, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lakota Region PUMA, SD employs 34.2k people. The largest industries in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are Elementary & secondary schools (4,757 people), Construction (2,308 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,015 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of dentists ($124,860), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($117,435), and Offices of physicians ($115,606).

Males in Lakota Region PUMA, SD have an average income that is 1.18 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,247. The income inequality in Lakota Region PUMA, SD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.396, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
18,170
Women
51.2%
17,292
Men
48.8%

The workforce of Lakota Region PUMA, SD in 2020 was 35,462 people, with 51.2% woman, and 48.8% men.

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Occupations

34.2k
2022 Value
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 1.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lakota Region PUMA, SD grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 33.8k employees to 34.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lakota Region PUMA, SD, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,236 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,008 people), and Cooks (962 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lakota Region PUMA, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34.2k
2022 Value
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 1.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lakota Region PUMA, SD grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 33.8k employees to 34.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lakota Region PUMA, SD, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,757 people), Construction (2,308 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,015 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lakota Region PUMA, SD, though some of these residents may live in Lakota Region PUMA, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,432
Median earning men ± $1,754
$36,408
Median earning women ± $1,433

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,161), Information ($55,764), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,415).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($47,599), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,148), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,696).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 61.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.63%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Lakota Region PUMA, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Lakota Region PUMA, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Lakota Region PUMA, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lakota Region PUMA, SD awarded 252 degrees. The student population of Lakota Region PUMA, SD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 473 male students and 1,248 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are American Indian or Alaska Native (222 and 88.1%), followed by White (29 and 11.5%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 0.397%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Lakota Region PUMA, SD by number of degrees awarded are Oglala Lakota College (165 and 65.5%) and Sinte Gleska University (87 and 34.5%).

The most popular majors in Lakota Region PUMA, SD are General Business Administration & Management (35 and 13.9%), Elementary Education & Teaching (28 and 11.1%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (23 and 9.13%).

The median tuition cost in Lakota Region PUMA, SD for a public four year colleges is $3,108 for in-state students and $3,108 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,721 students enrolled in Lakota Region PUMA, SD, 27.5% men and 72.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 1,610 records, of which 72.6% were women and 27.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 21 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 165 degrees awarded
  2. 87 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oglala Lakota College with 165 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 58 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lakota Region PUMA, SD, which is 0.299 times less than the 194 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 222 degrees mean that there were 7.66 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 29 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,108) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($591) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.103% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.328% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lakota Region PUMA, SD in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (25k), Some college (15.3k), and Secondary Education (14.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was $142,300 in 2022, which is 0.505 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,700 to $142,300, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Lakota Region PUMA, SD is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lakota Region PUMA, SD have an average commute time of 15.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lakota Region PUMA, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lakota Region PUMA, SD is $55,881. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was Southeast South Dakota (Outside Sioux Falls City) PUMA, SD with a value of $83,920, followed by Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD and West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD, with respective values of $71,510 and $67,552.

Property

$142,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,942
$22,414
Median Property Taxes
±$823

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Rent vs Own

67.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.1% of the housing units in Lakota Region PUMA, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was Southeast South Dakota (Outside Sioux Falls City) PUMA, SD with a value of $83,920, followed by Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD and West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD, with respective values of $71,510 and $67,552.

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Household Income

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$55,881
Median Household Income
± $1,951
33.4k
Number of Households
± 1,065

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.4k households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD grew to $55,881 from the previous year's value of $50,601.

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Wage Distribution

0.396
2022 Wage GINI in Lakota Region PUMA, SD
0.414
2021 Wage GINI in Lakota Region PUMA, SD

In 2022, the income inequality in Lakota Region PUMA, SD was 0.396 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.27% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lakota Region PUMA, SD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lakota Region PUMA, SD in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (9.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.13%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Lakota Region PUMA, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.53%) and those who worked at home (9.13%).

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lakota Region PUMA, SD have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Lakota Region PUMA, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lakota Region PUMA, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lakota Region PUMA, SD (28.6k out of 97.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lakota Region PUMA, SD is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

79.6% of the population of Lakota Region PUMA, SD has health coverage, with 29.9% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 2.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see 1257 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1608 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 497 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Nebraska see 1309 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0763% decrease from the previous year (1310 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1259 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 341 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,257 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Dakota
1,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nebraska

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see an average of 1,257 patients per year. This represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

Primary care physicians in Nebraska see an average of 1,309 patients per year. This represents a 0.0763% decrease from the previous year (1,310 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.7% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.4%
Uninsured
29.9%
Employer Coverage
24%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
2.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lakota Region PUMA, SD grew by 0.0199% from 20.4% to 20.4%.

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